The Folio 50 was developed for investors seeking long-term capital appreciation and volatility comparable to the S&P 500.


The Folio 50 consists of the 50 largest stocks based on market capitalization that make up the S&P 500. The S&P 500 consists of the largest 500 companies that trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) based on market capitalization.

Since the Folio 50 consists of the largest companies in the S&P 500, this folio is expected to closely track the index. These large companies generally have the stability of developed products, established performance and experienced management. With this folio you can attain the benefits of index investing without the asset-based fees and other expenses typical of mutual funds and ETFs.

Last Updated: February 17, 2017

Category: Market Index
Inception Date: 2000-04-05 00:00:00.0
Date Funded: 2009-08-31*

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month 3.89% 3.72%
Three-Month 8.21% 7.87%
Year-to-Date 5.13% 5.13%
One-Year 24.1% 24.3%
Three-Year (Annualized) 12.3% 10.78%
Five-Year (Annualized) 14.3% 13.91%
Since Inception 3.0% N/A
Volatility 10.58% 10.55%

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
See how returns are calculated

* Returns reflect model performance from the Inception Date to the Date Funded, and funded performance since the Date Funded, if funded. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a strategy has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.

(% of Folio)
1AAPLapple inc com6.33%
2ABBVabbvie inc com0.97%
3AMGNamgen inc1.14%
4AMZNamazon com inc3.91%
5BAboeing co1.01%
6BACbank of america corporation2.28%
7BRK.Bberkshire hathaway inc del cl b new4.02%
8Ccitigroup inc1.55%
9CMCSAcomcast corp new class a1.78%
10CSCOcisco sys inc1.53%
11CVXchevron corp new2.09%
12DISdisney walt co disney1.74%
13FBfacebook inc cl a3.74%
14GEgeneral elec co2.62%
15GILDgilead sciences inc0.93%
16GOOGLalphabet inc cap stk cl a5.62%
17GSgoldman sachs group inc0.92%
18HDhome depot inc1.67%
19HONhoneywell intl inc0.91%
20IBMinternational business machs1.66%
21INTCintel corp1.76%
22JNJjohnson & johnson3.05%
23JPMj p morgan chase & co3.05%
24KHCkraft heinz co com1.07%
25KOcoca cola co1.77%
26MAmastercard inc com1.18%
27MCDmcdonalds corp1.01%
28MDTmedtronic plc shs1.02%
29MMM3m company1.04%
30MOaltria group inc1.38%
31MRKmerck & co inc1.68%
32MSFTmicrosoft corp5.01%
33ORCLoracle corp1.63%
34PEPpepsico inc1.47%
35PFEpfizer inc1.88%
36PGprocter & gamble co2.30%
37PMphilip morris intl inc com1.47%
38SLBschlumberger ltd1.15%
39Tat&t inc com2.54%
40UNHunitedhealth group1.53%
41UNPunion pac corp0.88%
42UPSunited parcel service inc cl b1.01%
43USBus bancorp del0.89%
44UTXunited technologies corp0.89%
45Vvisa inc.1.77%
46VZverizon communications inc.1.99%
47WBAwalgreens boots alliance inc new0.87%
48WFCwells fargo & co new2.79%
49WMTwal mart stores inc2.02%
50XOMexxon mobil corp3.48%

Steps to Create This Folio

  1. The stocks in the S&P 500 were ranked according to their total stock market capitalization. We selected the 50 stocks with the highest market capitalization.
  2. Each stock’s weight is determined by its market capitalization in comparison to the total market capitalization of the folio. The higher the market capitalization, the more the stock contributes to the folio.

Number of Securities

There are generally 50 securities in the folio.

Update Frequency


If the characteristics of the folio have changed substantially, the securities included may change. Also, corporate actions, such as a merger, or other events may cause changes to the securities held at any time. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a folio has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.